Judge Patrick Robinson, Presiding
Judge Richard May
Judge Mohamed Fassi Fihri

Mr. Hans Holthuis

Order of:
19 July 2001







The Office of the Prosecutor:

Mr. Dirk Ryneveld
Ms. Julia Baly
Mr. Daryl Mundis

Counsel for the Accused:

Mr. Veselin Londrovic and Mr. Michael Greaves, for Dusko Sikirica
Mr. Vladimir Petrovic and Mr. Goran Rodic, for Damir Dosen
Mr. Ivan Lawrence and Mr. Jovan Ostojic, for Dragan Kolundžija


THIS TRIAL CHAMBER of the International Tribunal for the Prosecution of Persons Responsible for Serious Violations of International Humanitarian Law Committed in the Territory of the Former Yugoslavia since 1991 ("International Tribunal"),

BEING SEISED of a request for particular protective measures made by the Defence for the accused, Damir Dosen, during the oral hearing held on 19 July 2001 ("Request") in respect of a witness identified by the Defence in the Request,

HAVING HEARD the arguments of the parties in respect of the Request on 19 July 2001,

CONSIDERING that the relief requested by the Defence is appropriate for the privacy and protection of the witness but is still consistent with the rights of the accused,

HAVING GRANTED THE REQUEST orally on 19 July 2001,

PURSUANT TO Rule 75 (A) of the Rules of Procedure and Evidence of the International Tribunal,

HEREBY CONFIRMS the oral order of 19 July 2001 and ORDERS as follows:

(1) the pseudonym DP shall be used whenever referring to this witness in proceedings before the International Tribunal and in discussions among parties to the trial;

(2) the testimony of witness DP shall be given by means of facial distortion;

(3) the name, address, whereabouts and other identifying information concerning witness DP shall be sealed and not included in any of the public records of the International Tribunal;

(4) to the extent the name of, or other identifying data concerning, witness DP is contained in existing public documents of the International Tribunal, that name and other identifying data shall be expunged from those documents;

(5) documents of the International Tribunal identifying witness DP shall not be disclosed to the public or the media; and

(6) the public and the media shall not photograph, video-record or sketch the protected witness while the witness is in the precincts of the International Tribunal.


Done in both English and French, the English text being authoritative.

Patrick Robinson

Dated this nineteenth day of July 2001
At The Hague
The Netherlands

[Seal of the Tribunal]


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